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Sonntag, 15. Juni 2014

Far Pavilions - Movie Review 2


 
Hello my Friends,


ok ok....first: it is not a action movie. Far Pavilions is an smart adventure and love story. But i love it. I think it is an very good refrence from India, there society, there live in and the armies and problems of this time in the 19th century.
 
 

Sir John Gielgud as Louis Cavagnari
The Far Pavilions is an epic novel of British-Indian history by M. M. Kaye, first published in 1978, which tells the story of an English officer during the British Raj. The novel, rooted deeply in the romantic epics of the 19th century, has been hailed as a masterpiece of storytelling. It is based partly on biographical writings of the author's grandfather as well as her knowledge of and childhood experiences in India. Ashton Pelham-Martyn (Ash) is the son of a British botanical scientist travelling through India, who is born on the road shortly before the Sepoy uprising of 1857. His mother dies from childbed fever shortly after his birth and his father dies of cholera a few years later. He is entrusted to his Hindu ayah (nanny) Sita to be brought to his English relatives in the city of Mardan. After discovering that all English feringhis have been killed during the uprising, Sita adopts the dark-skinned Ash and takes him in search of safety. - from Wikipedia



 
I like it very much...a smart lovestory and a good maked movie.
 
So long,
Gordon

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